Criteria for the Involvement of Adenosine in the Regulation of Blood Flow

  • Robert M. Berne


Any agent that is proposed as a mediator of the local regulation of blood flow must meet certain criteria, and it is the aim of this chapter to set forth these criteria and indicate to what extent adenosine fulfills them in different vascular beds.


Vascular Smooth Muscle Coronary Blood Flow Adenine Nucleotide Reactive Hyperemia Adenosine Concentration 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert M. Berne
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysiologyUniversity of Virginia School of MedicineCharlottesvilleUSA

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